Monday, December 9, 2013

25 years ago - the Exxon Valdez oil spill - a look back.

The Times takes a look back at the lessons of the Exxon Valdez oil spill 25 years ago.  An important effect is the strict liability and broader recoveries imposed via the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.  It made possible the quite smooth (all things considered) compensation scheme for the BP Gulf oil spill - he Deepwater Horizon Settlement.

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